Ontario school board restores funding to produce play depicting gay teen couple
A southwestern Ontario school board says it has reversed a decision to pull funding from a local youth theatre program over a play depicting the true story of a gay teen couple fighting to attend prom.
The Thames Valley District School Board says it will restore its $15,000 sponsorship of the Grand Theatre’s production of “Prom Queen,” which officials had earlier said contained inappropriate content.
Oscars snub Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth sequel
Is climate change losing its luster as an issue for the Hollywood left? Or have so many “Inconvenient Truths” about global warming been debunked that it has forced Hollywood into an embarrassed silence?
The sequel to Al Gore’s 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth released in 2017 and titled An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, failed to pick up a single Oscar nomination. The 2006 film won “Best Documentary” and “Best Song.”
UA recruiting ‘feminist’ interns to fight ‘heterosexism’
Hosted by the school’s Women’s Center, the FORCE: Feminists Organized to Resist, Create, and Empower program recruits student interns each semester to help create a “feminist community” and host educational programs for UA students.
“We are a collective of feminist, social justice oriented individuals dedicated to raising awareness on issues of gender and inequality,” the program description notes, adding that the group seeks to nurture “activism, events, and consciousness-raising engagement” on campus.
Activists weigh marrying migrants to prevent mass expulsion
Activists opposed to Israel’s planned expulsion of African illegal migrants are considering adopting a new strategy that would involve marrying them to block the government from carrying out the program.
“We’re disgusted by the treatment that refugees receive and we want to save them. It started as a hypothetical idea, in order to raise awareness,” explained Ayala Ring, a poet and activist seeking to quash the governmental scheme that would see illegal migrants receive cash handouts to leave the country or face imprisonment.
Angry Illegals Swarm Sen. Chuck Schumer’s House: ‘We Won’t Let Him Sleep!’
Illegal aliens aren’t content to be in America, receiving free education, government handouts, free health care. They want more, and they’ve decided to make the top Senate Democrat — one of their most vocal champions — the next target.
Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order issued by former president Barack Obama but rescinded by President Trump swarmed around Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s home in New York City, chanting and banging on plastic buckets.